On Saturday, the Kansas Scholastic Press Association released the results from its annual state journalism contests, and Hays High School students placed in 12 contests against Class 5A and 6A competitors and finished third overall in Class 5A with 44 points behind Mill Valley High School (63 points) and Salina Central High School (50 points).
For reference, entries compete against both Class 5A and 6A students for individual awards, and entries had to place in the top six spots for recognition. For teams, KSPA divides the classes.
Team – Third Place in Class 5A
5A/6A State Champions
Cayden Sanders – Nature Photography
Ryan Schuckman – Video Sports Promo
Allison Brooks – Headline Writing & Design
Alicia Feyerherm – Video PSA
Alicia Feyerherm – Feature Writing
Alicia Feyerherm – Video News
Jersey Johnson – Yearbook Copy Writing
Cade Becker & Ryan Schuckman – Video News
Allison Brooks – Review Writing
Fernando Zarate – Yearbook Design
Cade Becker – Editorial Writing
Ryan Schuckman & Gracie Wente – Video PSA